"Puglia Piana, Terra di Barri, Terra di Otranto, Calabria et Basilicata", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Southern Italy
Period: 1619 (published)
Publication: Gerardi Mercatoris - Atlas sive Cosmographicae
Color: Hand Color
18.1 x 13.4 inches
46 x 34 cm
This is a handsome map of the 'boot' of Italy showing the regions of Southern Italy and part of Sicily with details of mountains, rivers and cities. Decorated with a strapwork title cartouche, a scale of miles and a sailing ship. North is oriented to the right. French text on verso.
References: Van der Krogt (Vol. I) #7402:1.
Full original color with light toning and marginal soiling.